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Organ and Tissue Authority

Australia's national reform programme, led by the Organ and Tissue Authority with the DonateLife Network, is achieving steady increases in donation and transplantation outcomes.

New Clinical and Ethical Guidelines

Click here to access the NHMRC Ethical Guidelines and TSANZ Clinical Guidelines for organ transplantation from deceased donors.

Join the Australian Organ Donor Register

Click here to find out how you can register your donation decision to save lives as an organ and tissue donor.



the facts about organ and
tissue donation

  • Frequently asked questions
  • Understanding donation


and register on the Australian
Organ Donor Register

  • Register your decision


your donation decision with family and friends

  • Who needs to know?
  • How to start the discussion